Happy 235th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps

 

 

Say what you will about the Marines, but they are our only service founded in a tavern.

So, the very first Marine shows up at the tavern, meets the recruiter, is duly sworn in, and told to go out back and await instructions. ¬†Our Marine does so, and sits there for a while. Eventually, another man comes out back. “So what do you think of this outfit?” asks the new man.

Says the first, “Boot, sit down and let me tell you how it was in The Old Corps…”

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